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Research Associate In 2d Materials Based Membranes
Oxford Road, Manchester

Job reference: SAE-018333

Location: Oxford Road, Manchester

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 22/02/2022

Salary: £32,816 - £40,322 per annum depending on experience

Employment type: Fixed Term

Faculty/Organisation: Science and Engineering

Division: Chemical Engineering

Hours per week: Full time

Contract Duration: until 14 October 2022

School / Directorate: School of Engineering

Two postdoctoral Research Associate position is available for an outstanding and ambitious materials physicist to undertake research in the field of 2D materials-based membranes. The posts are tenable from 15th March 2022 for up to 7 and 12 months. The successful candidate will join a vibrant team of researchers who have been at the forefront of graphene research since its discovery in 2004. Using our state-of-the-art laboratory, measurement, and microfabrication facilities you will drive forward a new project to investigate mass transport and separation properties of 2D materials-based membranes and capillaries.  ​​​​​​​

The successful candidate will hold, or be about to obtain, a PhD in materials physics or a closely related field. Experience in graphene and related materials synthesis and characterisation, membrane science and technology would be advantageous. You should be well-organised and self-motivated, with excellent communication skills. A strong publication record in internationally peer-reviewed journals is also essential.

Applications addressing the essential and desirable criteria should be made online, including uploading an up-to-date CV.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of age, sex, gender (or gender identity), ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments are made on merit.

Our University is positive about flexible working – you can find out more here

Blended working arrangements may be considered

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Prof. Rahul Raveendran Nair


Tel: 0161 3066574

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This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

Please see the link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria.


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